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We advocate for healing the creeks that feed our bay, for bay-friendly lawns, for helping to return a shellfishing industry to The Great South Bay, and for the deployment of modern wastewater infrastructure to save all of Long Island’s bays

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GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES $10.4 MILLION EFFORT TO IMPROVE LONG ISLAND WATER QUALITY, RESTORE SHELLFISH POPULATIONS AND BOLSTER RESILIENCY OF COASTAL COMMUNITIES

September 9, 2017

Invests $7.25 Million in Public Hatcheries Across Long Island and $3.15 Million to Obtain Adult Shellfish  Shellfish Restoration Council to Direct Efforts and Coordinate Training  Investments Will Create Jobs Across Long Island DEC to Establish One-Stop Shop to Expedite Permitting for Shellfish Cultivation     Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo… Read more

Marshall Brown

Suffolk County Mosquito Control Takes to The Skies Again Wednesday July 19-Fri July 21st

July 10, 2017

Yes, Vector Control is back, having had their funding renewed by The Suffolk County Legislature.  So these next three days, as will be the case every two weeks throughout the summer, the copters will be flying again.   We can only hope for the sake of our marshes, that this… Read more

Marshall Brown

Suffolk County Must End Its Destructive, Futile and Misguided Vector Control (Mosquito) Spraying Program

June 28, 2017

It’s time to trash our marshes again: Suffolk County has had a decades long program of spraying for mosquitoes around our marshes.    We still have a lot of mosquitoes, and a lot of dying marshes.   When you take out a key element of the food chain — mosquito… Read more

Marshall Brown

“Drink The Bay Clean” Launches At The Blue Point Brewery — Doing Good By Drinking Well

June 15, 2017

Blue Point Brewery has done a remarkable thing:   They created a beer to help Save The Great South Bay in its mission.   With “Drink The Bay Clean,” they and the bars, restaurants and retail stores that will carry this India Pale Lager have created a beer that helps fund… Read more

Marshall Brown

Save Our Diamondback Terrapins, Save Our Marshes, End The Harvest!!

May 18, 2017

  Growing up on Long Island, I loved turtles. Painted, snappers, box turtles, spotted turtles, mud turtles. But for me the most elusive and by far the most beautiful were The Diamondback Terrapins. Their habitat is salt water marsh. They will spend their entire lives in that marsh, with only… Read more

Marshall Brown
Drink The Bay Clean Beer - Blue Point Brewing Marketing Image

Where Will “Drink The Bay Clean” Be Served?

April 20, 2017

“Drink The Bay Clean,” an India Pale Lager, is being brewed by Blue Point Brewery in order to support Save The Great South Bay’s efforts.   All for a great cause, of course, but this beer was brewed with a love for Long Island.   Drink The Bay Clean India… Read more

Marshall Brown

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